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Marikana Dead Remembered At Two-Year Commemoration

AFRICANGLOBE - "We thought that democracy would bring us so much more. How wrong we were." The second anniversary of the shooting at Lonmin's Marikana mine, near Rustenburg, South Africa was commemorated on Saturday at the koppie where miners were slaughtered.

Will S Africa’s Marikana Cops Be Punished?

AFRICANGLOBE - It is unclear if policemen found guilty of ignoring official crowd-control guidelines in Marikana would lose their jobs, the Farlam commission of inquiry heard on Friday.

South Africa: Economic Shock A Result of Bad Labour Relations, Inequality

The South African economy has recently taken a major blow due to a much-reported epidemic of labour disputes in the mining industry. Approximately 50,000...

South African Miners Shot Dead by Security

Mine security guards shot and killed two striking coal miners in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday, amid continuing tensions and clashes in South Africa’s mining sector. The...